Original paper

Distribution of Varroa jacobsoni Female Mites in Honey Bee Worker Brood Cells of Normal and Manipulated Depth (Acarina: Varroidae)

De Ruijter, Aad; Calis, John

Entomologia Generalis Volume 14 Number 2 (1988), p. 107 - 109

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published: Dec 1, 1988

DOI: 10.1127/entom.gen/14/1988/107

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Abstract

The ectoparasitic bee mite Varroa jacobsoni Oudemans 1904 was offered 2 different types of worker cells for invasion on brood combs of Apis mellifera Linnaeus 1758. Female mites entered altered cells (less deep than normal) more frequently than normal cells.

Keywords

Varroa jacobsonibrood cell invasionprotuding worker cellsApis mellifera